Health officials report more than 1,300 new COVID-19 cases while total Virginia deaths reach 3,524 as of Thursday

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia health officials reported a total of 170,104 COVID-19 cases and 3,524 virus-related deaths in Thursday’s report, including 1,332 new confirmed and probable cases and nine new confirmed and probable fatalities around the Commonwealth.

The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) confirmed 159,060 cases and 3,274 deaths are related to the virus as of Thursday, Oct. 22. However, 11,044 cases and 250 deaths are still reported as “probable.”

Health officials reported 1,332 new COVID-19 cases and nine new virus-related deaths around the Commonwealth as of Thursday, Oct. 22. (Photo: Courtesy Virginia Department of Health)

According to VDH’s Thursday tally, more than 21,000 cases have been reported from the following localities in southwest and central Virginia:

  • Alleghany County: 95 cases, 10 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Amherst County: 555 cases, 21 hospitalizations, and 4 deaths
  • Appomattox County: 281 cases, 18 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Bath County: 23 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Bedford County: 1,135 cases, 53 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Bland County: 64 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Botetourt County: 370 cases, 26 hospitalizations, and 12 deaths
  • Buena Vista: 121 cases, 5 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Campbell County: 667 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Carroll County: 578 cases, 49 hospitalizations, and 27 deaths
  • Charlotte County: 202 cases, 9 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Covington: 35 cases and 1 hospitalization
  • Craig County: 47 cases and 3 hospitalizations
  • Danville: 1,157 cases, 104 hospitalizations, and 40 deaths
  • Floyd County: 237 cases, 13 hospitalizations, and 16 deaths
  • Franklin County: 732 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Galax: 436 cases, 41 hospitalizations, and 30 deaths
  • Giles County: 119 cases and 4 hospitalizations
  • Grayson County: 371 cases, 30 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths
  • Halifax County: 467 cases, 15 hospitalizations, and 8 deaths
  • Henry County: 1,268 cases, 133 hospitalizations, and 31 deaths
  • Highland County: 9 cases
  • Lexington: 210 cases, 3 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Lynchburg: 1,882 cases, 56 hospitalizations, and 24 deaths
  • Martinsville: 469 cases, 65 hospitalizations, and 23 deaths
  • Montgomery County: 2,597 cases, 31 hospitalizations, and 5 deaths
  • Nelson County: 135 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths
  • Patrick County: 313 cases, 57 hospitalizations, and 26 deaths
  • Pittsylvania County: 1,242 cases, 72 hospitalizations, and 17 deaths
  • Pulaski County: 280 cases, 16 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Radford: 898 cases, 11 hospitalizations, and 1 death
  • Roanoke City: 2,517 cases, 92 hospitalizations, and 35 deaths
  • Roanoke County: 1,364 cases, 44 hospitalizations, and 11 deaths
  • Rockbridge County: 148 cases, 7 hospitalizations, and 3 deaths
  • Salem: 501 cases, 24 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths
  • Wythe County: 323 cases, 27 hospitalizations, and 6 deaths

Since Wednesday, Oct. 21, VDH has reported 40 new cases in Roanoke County, 39 in Roanoke City, 32 in Montgomery County, 26 in Franklin County, 25 in Lynchburg, 22 in Bedford County, 20 in Salem, 16 in Danville, 15 in Campbell County, 12 in Radford, 10 in Appomattox County, 10 in Carroll County, nine in Henry County, seven in Botetourt County, seven in Martinsville, six in Amherst County, five in Pittsylvania County, four in Floyd County, four in Grayson County, four in Patrick County, three in Alleghany County, three in Halifax County, three in Nelson County, three in Wythe County, two in Craig County, two in Galax, two in Giles County, two in Pulaski County, and one in Bath County.

In addition, of the nine new virus-related deaths reported around the Commonwealth on Thursday, the department says one is from Danville.

Health officials say they have received 12,073 total records of confirmed and probable virus-related hospitalizations around Virginia as of Thursday, which is 63 more hospitalizations than VDH reported on Wednesday.

Of these newly-reported hospitalizations from Thursday, three are from Lynchburg, two are from Campbell County, two are from Franklin County, two are from Roanoke City, one is from Alleghany County, one is from Bedford County, one is from Nelson County, one is from Salem, and one is from Wythe County.

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